Dissocial (antisocial) personality disorder features


  • Callous unconcern for the feelings of other
  • Obligations (social) and rules ignored
  • Remorse lacking (no empathy)
  • Relationships unable to be maintained (although can often be started)
  • Underhanded – deceitful, lying and manipulative although can have superficial charm
  • Punishment does not yield benefit – unable to profit from punishment
  • Temper – low tolerance to frustration and low threshold for anger
  • Blames others or attempts to offer rational explanations for behaviour